BioForward Blog

08Sep 2017

MADISON, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BioForward has announced the winners of the annual Wisconsin Biohealth Awards, dedicated to showcasing leadership and innovation in the Wisconsin biohealth industry. The 2017 winners of the Hector F. DeLuca Scientific Achievement Award and Wisconsin Biohealth Business Achievement Award include Dr. Lynn Allen-Hoffmann and Cynthia LaConte, respectively. Dr. Lynn Allen-Hoffmann, Founder and former CEO […]

23May 2017

From Idea to Innovation: BerbeeWalsh Prototype Pathway Engages Wisconsin Science Community in Healthcare Solutions | By Kate Rodgers Physicians are known for saving lives, curating ground-breaking research, and prescribing medical treatments. However, many UW physicians are adding the title of ‘inventor’ to this list with the help of the BerbeeWalsh Prototype Pathway. The BerbeeWalsh Prototype […]

23May 2017

Medical Imaging Collaboration in Wisconsin: Industry and Academia Thrive in Partnership | By Kate Rodgers “Industry and academic collaboration is critical for the Morgridge engineering team and Wisconsin’s biohealth industry to thrive and provide value to Wisconsin’s economy,” stated Fred Robertson, Chairman of Morgridge Institute for Research and Venture Partner at Baird Capital. “These collaborations […]

23May 2017

Combating Pancreatic Cancer with Wisconsin Dream Teams | By Kate Rodgers Did you know? In Wisconsin, pancreatic cancer kills more people than breast cancer. Why? Currently there is no effective form of pancreatic cancer diagnosis and treatment, moderator Sofia Refetoff, Pancreas Cancer Research Coordinator, University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center (UWCC), informed attendees. However, Wisconsin […]

23May 2017

Discoveries Start in Wisconsin but Impact the World | By Kate Rodgers “The impact this university has had on our understanding of human biology is amazing, and we should not be afraid to tell people about how important this is,” Brad Schwartz, CEO of Morgridge Institute for Research. This spirit of celebrating Wisconsin’s innovation and […]

26Apr 2017

After a successful first event from UW-Madison and Accuray, BioForward’s speaker series on the importance of public university research visited the UWM Innovation Accelerator last Thursday for the second event, featuring the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Lisa Johnson, CEO of BioForward, kicked off the event with BioForward updates including highlighting Wisconsin’s strengths as a state, beginning […]

11Apr 2017

BioForward shows support for science in Wisconsin and March for Science. April 11, 2017 10:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time MADISON, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–As a voice of Wisconsin’s biohealth industry, BioForward supports Wisconsin’s commitment in science research, industry, and education in the state. Science is at the heart of Wisconsin’s well known research institutions, health care systems, […]

11Apr 2017

Last Thursday morning, BioForward held the first portion of its speaker series on how university research affects the biohealth industry and the state economy, featuring the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The event was held at Accuray in Middleton, Wisconsin. As a company with UW-Madison roots that developed a novel medical technology combining CT imaging with a […]

22Mar 2017

5 Cyber Security Considerations Your Company Should be Making by Kate Rodgers | March 22, 2017 You may think you have a handle on your company’s cyber security, but 87% of board members and C-level executives say they lack confidence in their companies’ levels of cybersecurity (Ernst and Young). When it comes to cybersecurity, there […]